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ITAL 111   Accelerated Italian II

Anna Cafaro

          Tutoring session:

M T W Th .

. . . . F

12:00  - 1:00 pm

1:00  - 2:00 pm

OLINLC 120

FLLC

Part two of the year-long Accelerated Italian course, open only to those students who completed the first segment of the course in fall 201- and the intersession program in Florence. The course will continue to cover the major topics of grammar through intensive practice in the four skills (speaking, comprehension, reading and writing). In this semester, the textbook is supplemented by regular multimedia work in the Bard Foreign Language Resource Center and a required weekly tutorial with the foreign language tutor to practice oral skills.  Class size: 15

 

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ITAL 202   Intermediate Italian II

Anna Cafaro

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10:10  - 11:30 am

OLINLC 120

FLLC

A continuation of ITAL 201: Intermediate Italian I. Comprehensive review through practice in writing and conversation. Discussion, compositions and oral reports based on Italian literary texts and cultural material.  Class size: 10

 

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ITAL 275   To Remake Italy: Italian Film From Rossellini and Fellini to the Present

Joseph Luzzi

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Screenings:

10:10  - 11:30 am

To be announced

OLIN LC 120

FLLC

The phrase rifare l’Italia (remake Italy) was a refrain for many of the Italian filmmakers of the 1940s and 1950s who created works that dealt in some way with their nation’s struggle to rebuild itself after two decades of Fascism and years of world (and civil) war. In particular, the famous postwar cinematic movement Neorealism revolutionized filmmaking by employing documentary-style techniques to address the pressing sociopolitical issues of the day. A focus of this course on the history of Italian film will be the works and legacies of the vaunted Neorealist movement, whose directors (Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti) trained or influenced a generation of the so-called auteur filmmakers (Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Pier Paolo Pasolini). We will also study the richly interdisciplinary realm of the silent film era as well as the major recent Italian directors who continue to produce “art cinema” in the tradition of the Neorealist and auteur masters. All course work/readings in English; films with English subtitles.